News In Brief

Taiwan gives $1.2 million to defecting Chinese pilot

A Chinese Air Force pilot who flew his MIG-17 to Taiwan last month was given Wang Hsueh-cheng, who landed his jet fighter at an airport in northern Taiwan after a 400-mile flight from eastern Zhejiang Province Nov. 14, was also commissioned a major of the Nationalist Air Force at a Defense Ministry ceremony.

Wang is the third mainland Chinese pilot to defect to Taiwan since August last year.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK